John Scully Visits Ali’s Training Camp

By Boxing News on May 25, 2012
John Scully Visits Ali’s Training Camp
John Scully gives us an up close and personal look at a genuine artifact of boxing history

“The wait in the dressing room before a professional boxing match—that last hour—could be enough to strip a man who never boxed before of whatever pride, desire and heart he THOUGHT he had…”—Iceman John Scully, April 2002

Iceman John Scully, former super middleweight/light heavyweight contender and present-day trainer of Chad Dawson, recently visited Muhammad Ali’s Deer Lake training camp in Pennsylvania. Using a handheld camera and providing a learned and loving narration, the Iceman gives us an up close and personal look at “boxing heaven,” as he calls it., a genuine artifact from the Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing…

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  1. Rhitha 10:26am, 06/29/2012

    This is a great piece. I’m an Adjunct instructor at Emerson College (Boston) and Bentley University (Waltham, MA), and plan to recommend (ha!) this to my students next semester as we learn about writing case studies. As a group project, teams of students build a marcom strategy/plan for nonprofits orgs, and this article will be a very useful tool for that too. Thanks for sharing it!

  2. The Thresher 08:23am, 05/25/2012

    Fantastic!!

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